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Schaller's Pump

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3714 South Halsted Street, Chicago, IL 60609-1608
+1 773-376-6332
Today
11:00 - 22:00
Open now
All hours
Hours:
Sun 15:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat 16:00 - 21:00
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Crawley, England, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

this place is superb. Great food at great prices. the Burger and Fries was simple yet amazing without breaking the bank. The only thing that challenged this for the best the place has to offer is the service. A real family feel about it which is brilliant. Couldnt recommend it higher.

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Thank Anthony B
Bromsgrove, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

This historic bar has been visited by a lot of mayors, democrats, and people like me who were on their way to US Cell Field. Not the most expensive of places serving good beer at reasonable prices, along with some pretty tasty food. Decor isn't the strong point, anyone wanting to visit a old fashioned bar in Chicago should head... More 

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Thank John B
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016

Love stopping in here when we are heading to US Cell Field! ALWAYS good conversation with the staff and locals. Always seem to have specials and good bar food.

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Thank Dawn S
Homer Glen, Illinois
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2016

The food is always great and friendly atmosphere. You feel like you are among friends. Whenever I am in Bridgeport I always stop there. Soup is delicious also.

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Thank sheilasullivan2016
Nebraska
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60 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2016

We stopped by Schaller's Pump after a baseball game because of the hype about it being the oldest bar in Chicago and it having good food. It very well might be the oldest bar, but you can't really tell it. And as for the food, go somewhere else! We had a burger, a sandwich, and the special and they were... More 

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Thank kleenfreek
Darien, Illinois
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69 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2016

Shaller's in its heyday was a much sought after place, especially for fried chicken dinners and plentiful meals. Sadly I was in there on a weekday for lunch and it was not for dinner - there is a larger back room for dinner patrons and only about 8 tables out in the front or you can sit at the bar.... More 

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Thank Robert C
Panama City Beach, Florida
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102 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2016

What a great stop on the way to the game. Advertised as the oldest restaurant in Chicago. Atmosphere has maintained it's original decor & flavor. Very frenzy waitress. Prompts we ice. Good food. Enjoy!

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Thank Aussy2014
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016

Every dinner comes with soup or salad - Love the Chicken Noodle Soup. Salads are a good size so you still have room for a mighty tasty dinner. Ribeye Steaks - Chicken Parm are my favorites. Once in a while I have the Prime Rib - Excellent - Always go home with left overs for the next day. I have... More 

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Thank Diane G
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2015 via mobile

Built in 1881, this place definetly has character. The cheeseburger is hand patted and absolutely delish! It is a must if you are in this neighborhood!

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Thank Kelly W
Chicago, Illinois
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103 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2015

Oldest bar in Chicago, what great history, wonderful service, people could not be friendlier, had the burger, it was perfect, friend had the special of breaded pork with mashed potatoes, delicious, can't believe we have never been here before, great food at reasonable prices, even stayed for a drink at the bar, this is a classic local bar at its... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Cuisine
American, Pub, Steakhouse
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
15:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
16:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3714 South Halsted Street, Chicago, IL 60609-1608
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Southwest Side
  • Neighbourhood: Southwest Side
  • Phone Number: +1 773-376-6332

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?